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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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More Ocean City Public Works Campus Upgrades Approved

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OCEAN CITY — The next phase of the complete overhaul of the town’s public works campus was approved this week including a new parking lot and guard house.The town’s Public Works Depa......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Things To Do Around Town – January 18, 2019

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Every Monday: TOPS Meeting 5:30-6:30 p.m. Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.410-641-0157.Every M......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Berlin Lions Club Members Purchase Groceries And Deliver Bags Of Food To Families In Need

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Berlin Lions Club members purchased groceries at Food Lion last month and delivered bags of food to 12 families in need in the Berlin area. Pictured are Lions Brian Lewis, Walter West, Russ Hammond, ......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Things I Like – January 18, 2019

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The steering wheel warmer functionCome-from-behind victoriesTeens talking about their faithTechnology articlesWatching “The Polar Express” every holiday seasonSilence in the houseWhen a pr......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Buskers’ Legal Team Seeks To Recover $175K In Fees

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OCEAN CITY — Attorneys for the group of Boardwalk street performers who prevailed in their federal case against Ocean City’s busker ordinance filed a motion to recover fees and costs tota......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – January 18, 2019

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The first bridge to carry automobile traffic into Ocean City was approved by the Maryland General Assembly in 1916 but did not officially open until July 4, 1919. Known to locals as the “State ......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Who’s Playing When And Where – January 18, 2019

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28th/127th Street Pit and Pub 410-289-2020 443-664-7482 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. & 127th St. & Coastal Hwy. Wednesdays: DJ Wax (127th St.)Atlantic Hotel 410-641-3589 2 North Main St.......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Seventh Grader Lexi Berrie Wins First Place In Annual Worcester Prep Geography Bee

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Seventh grader Lexi Berrie of Berlin won first place in the annual Worcester Preparatory School Lower/Middle School Geography Bee on Jan. 9. Seventh grader Claire Windrow of Bishopville came in secon......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Open Houses Of The Week – January 18, 2019

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OCEAN CITY Sea Palms #403 14 54th St, Oceanside Sat 10-1 Renovated 3BR/3BA Townhome Ocean Views Danny Taglienti Keller Williams 410-430-2721OCEAN CITY Royal Hawaiian #40603 11 142nd St, Oceanside Sat......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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The Women’s Fund Raises Over $5,000 For The Christian Shelter

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Members of The Women’s Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, recently raised over $5,000 in donations for The Christian Shelter at the annual Women’s Fu......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Brutal Road Stretch Ends With Loss To Rams

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BERLIN- A stretch of three straight games in Salisbury against tough Bayside South opponents couldn’t end soon enough for Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team, which fell ......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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SD High School Sophomore Caleb Myers And Freshman Georgia Oglesby Named Premier Driving School Athletes Of The Month

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Stephen Decatur High School sophomore Caleb Myers (wrestling) and freshman Georgia Oglesby (cheerleading) were named Premier Driving School November Athletes of the Month. Also pictured are Assistant......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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OC’s Raised Walkway Likely To Stay

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OCEAN CITY – Despite a recommendation from town staff, a resort committee this week voted to keep an elevated walkway on St. Louis Avenue.On Monday, the Ocean City Police Commission voted unanim......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Worcester Boys Topple Jags On Senior Night

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BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team took care of business on Senior Night last Friday, beating visiting Salisbury Christian, 40-29.On a night when the Mallards honored e......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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We Remember Those We Have Lost – January 18, 2019

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Joe P. GibbonsBERLIN — Joe P. Gibbons, age 86, died on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.Born in Old Hickory, Tenn., he was the son of the late Paul H. and Eva B. Gibb......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Golf Course Looks To Adjust As Youth Players Trend Down

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OCEAN CITY — A briefing on some of the goings on at the municipal Eagle’s Landing golf course this week included an apparent trend in fewer young people enjoying the sport.The Recreation a......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Wicomico’s Public Park Plans Move Ahead

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SALISBURY – Less than a month after accepting a $820,000 federal grant to develop a public park, the Wicomico County Council on Tuesday agreed to transfer $254,758 to match funding for the proje......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – January 18, 2019

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Unlike five years ago, the science has confirmed there was an earthquake near Ocean City on Tuesday. I say “near” loosely since the 4.7 mb earthquake actually occurred in about 15,000 fee......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Horse Carriage Franchise Awarded At Reduced Rate

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OCEAN CITY — Providing further evidence of the decline in the fees of certain franchises, resort officials this week agreed to award the horse-drawn carriage franchise to a lone bidder at a redu......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Adventures Of Fatherhood – January 18, 2019

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There’s another column in this paper called “Things I Like.” I’m often told by people how onerous it must be to come up with 11 positive things every week. These same folks us......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Beck, Seahawks Strong In Latest Meet

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BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity track teams turned in solid performances in the latest Bayside Conference meet last week as Kevin Beck continued to dominate some of the middle to longer distan......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Berlin’s Top Police Officers Honored

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BERLIN – The Berlin Police Department honored several officers for outstanding service to the community during the past year.Town officials praised the efforts of Berlin’s police force th......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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A Week In Business – January 18, 2019

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Innovator Award PresentedBERLIN — Atlantic General Hospital was recently recognized as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year for Maryland. The award was presented by Health Quality Innovators (......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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OC Elementary Kindergarten And Third Grade Students Meet Each Week For Buddy Readers

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Ocean City Elementary School students in Laura Black’s kindergarten class and Wendi Eitel’s third grade class meet each week for Buddy Readers. This is an opportunity to celebrate the rea......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Resort Police Chief Looks To Grow Force By Two Officers

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OCEAN CITY – Requests for two new police officers, proposed changes to the police department’s General Orders and a discussion on new special event zone legislation highlighted this month......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Mallards Run Regular Season Streak To 11

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BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity basketball team rolled past Salisbury Christian, 45-24, last week for its 11th straight regular season win.The Mallards extend its win streak follow......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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7 Suspects Linked To Counterfeit Purchases

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OCEAN CITY — Seven suspects were arrested on credit card fraud and other charges after a routine traffic stop connected them to a string of counterfeit card purchases in the resort two years ago......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Ocean Pines Agrees To Explore Police Building Expansion

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OCEAN PINES – Plans to expand the outdated and overgrown Ocean Pines Police Department are expected to move forward following a decision by the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors this w......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Area Man Charged In Fatal Overdose

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BERLIN — A Berlin man is being held without bond this week for allegedly supplying the heroin that resulted in the fatal overdose of another local man last week.On Jan. 8, members of the Worces......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Short-Term Rentals In Berlin Discussed

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BERLIN – A resident expressed concern about the issue of short-term rentals in Berlin this week.At Monday’s town council meeting, resident Pam Hay brought up the issue of Airbnb and its po......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Ocean Pines Country Club Rebuild On Table

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OCEAN PINES – In spite of longstanding plans to renovate the Ocean Pines Country Club, officials this week voted to seek bids for construction of a new facility.At a special meeting Tuesday, th......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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What Others Are Saying: Education Changes Would Be Alarming

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(Editor’s Note: The following commentary was submitted by Worcester County Commissioner Chip Bertino.)A threat looms over the horizon.Earlier this month I attended the annual Maryland Associati......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Worcester Continues Working On Lewis Road Sewer Extension

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SNOW HILL – Worcester County continues to work toward extending sewer service to Lewis Road.Bob Mitchell, the county’s director of environmental programs, provided the Worcester County Com......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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First Shore Federal Sponsors 5th Annual Empty Bowl Project

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Debbie Tingle and Karla Shenk of First Shore Federal Bank made ceramic pottery bowls at the Ocean City Center for the Arts on Jan. 8. First Shore Federal is one of the sponsors of the 5th Annual......
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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OC Police Vehicle Purchases Slowed

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OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week tabled a request to purchase two new vehicles for the Ocean City Police Department amid questions about their intended purpose.The Mayor and Council had b......

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